Honeywell Plant

12:37 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Voters Renew Health Levy, Strike Down Anti-Nuke Measure

Kansas City Mayor Sly James takes the podium at Union Station, to commend yesterday's election results. Truman Medical Center CEO, John Bluford, sits to his left, preparing to make his remarks.
Credit Elana Gordon / KCUR

Voters in Kansas City, Missouri, struck down a measure in Tuesday's election that would have prohibited the city from giving incentives to companies that make parts for nuclear weapons. Voters lent their support, on the other hand, to renewing a property tax that funds neighborhood health clinics, ambulance services and Truman Medical Center. Voters also favored a ballot measure requiring that most nonprofits pay an existing city hotel convention tax.

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KC Currents
11:16 pm
Sun March 31, 2013

Voters Weigh In On Future Of Nuclear Weapons Manufacturing

The new National Nuclear Security campus is on Botts Road and Highway 150 in South Kansas City.
Credit Sylvia Maria Gross / KCUR

Question 3 on Kansas City, Missouri’s ballot tomorrow, deals with an issue that’s generated heated discussion in City Hall over the past few years. It’s about Kansas City’s future in nuclear weapons manufacturing.

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4:47 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

KC Port Authority Buys Into Richards-Gebauer, MCC Expands To Site

MCCKC training center lab.
Lee Stauffer

The Kansas City Port Authority has snapped up six buildings at Richards-Gebaur Commerce Park and is leasing a portion to Metropolitan Community College.

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KCMO City Hall
5:58 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Committee Tells Council To Vote Against Nuke Plant

Jane Stoever promotes anti nuke ordinance. The measure heads to a K.C. City Council vote.

After a contentious hearing today, a Kansas City Council Committee is recommending against full council approval of a measure to block city involvement in companies that make nuclear weapons parts.

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